• Teachers strike again on Tuesday

    Teachers will continue to strike on a rotating basis around B.C. next week. Teachers in School District 58 will be picketing on Tuesday, June 4.

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  • 2nd Annual Ty Pozzobon Invitational gonna be even better

    The second edition of the Ty Pozzobon Invitational PBR bull riding extravaganza goes this Saturday at the Nicola Valley Rodeo Grounds. It promises to be even bigger and better than last year’s hugely successful inaugural event which...

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  • MSS girls rugby team finishes eighth at Provincials

    A very young Merritt Secondary senior girls rugby team failed to win a game at the B.C. High School Championships on the weekend, but the squad returned from Port Alberni on Vancouver Island with a wealth of...

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  • MSS cowgirls qualify for B.C. high school finals

    Four members of the Merritt Secondary School rodeo team have qualified for the B.C. High School Finals in Williams Lake on the June 5-8 weekend. Leading the charge is senior cowgirl Fallon Fosbery who qualified in five...

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  • Relay for Life runs Saturday

    Merrittonians will descend on Rotary Park this weekend to help stomp out cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Merritt begins at noon on Saturday and teams of relayers will keep the party going until...

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  • Home-based business suggestions too lenient

    Dear Editor, Re: Amendments to home-based business bylaw put forward, Merritt Herald, May 8 I think the proposed home-based businesses bylaw amendment goes way too far in the other direction — from being somewhat restrictive to no...

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  • Shortage of doctors concerning

    Dear Editor, We have a serious shortage of doctors in B.C. and Alberta. Walk-in clinics are becoming more and more common. I think that they are a very poor substitute for a family doctor, who knows his...

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  • Are our public schools racist?

    VICTORIA – Last week’s column on the proposal to add a mandatory high school course on the effects of Canada’s aboriginal residential school policy attracted a range of responses – some of which are printable. I referred...

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  • Jobs erased and created by technology

    We recently came across an unfamiliar word in the office. Although written clearly in very nice handwriting, we weren’t sure we were reading it correctly. The word was “sawyer.” Finally, one of our foremost linguists told us...

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  • Vintage market goes this Saturday

    What’s old is new again, and it’s trendier than ever. That’s the message of the Vintage Cove Spring Handmade and Vintage Market, which sets up at the Civic Centre this Saturday. The market is a “pop up”...

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